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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 61–70 out of 326 events
from January 28, 2015 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb22

Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
During this workshop, you will learn about the suprising origins of everday food. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Feb23

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Feb24

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

Feb24

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle. See some of the area's featured attractions, including the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, Shakespeare Garden, and the Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Feb25

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

Feb25

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Feb26

Intro to Computers for Adults with Disabilities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn computing basics in a friendly, sociable environment! Adults with and without disabilities are welcome, but all participants must be Recreation Center members.
Category: Accessible, Education

Feb26

Learn To Draw

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Friday, February 27, 2015

Feb27

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

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